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. president obama called for lawmakers to renew the ban after the massacre at sandy hook in newtown, connecticut. senator feinstein says the issue is also very personal for her. remember, she became mayor of san francisco in 1978 after a gunman shot and killed the mayor at city hall. >> once you have been through one of these episodes, once yous like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons, i think. >> shepard: the assault weapons ban expired almost a decade ago and tonight a spokesman for the nra says there is no need to renew it because gun bans do not work. >>> shannon bream live in d.c what would this new bill do exactly. >> it would ban the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 157 specific guns, along with a broader group of other guns that would meet a new lower threshold for classifying a firearm as an assault weapon. there would be numerous bans on various high capacity magazines and beefed up background checks on the sale and transfer of all assault weapons. vice president joe biden said today assault weapons aren't necessary for personal prote
spoke at a memorial service for victims of the massacre at sandy hook elementary in newtown, connecticut. is he taking some steps on his own. but others need the okay from congress before they are law requiring universal background checks not just for gun shows but private sales as well. renewing the assault rifles ban along with 10 round of ammo for magazine. arming piercing bullets and passing new laws to punish gun trafficker who's sell weapons to criminals. the president says he knows he is in for a fight on capitol hill. and he is asking americans to it help keep the pressure on their local lawmakers. ask them what's more important, do whatever it takes to get an a grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> new associated press report 84% support broader back ground check. more than half back a ban on assault weapons and 10 round ammo limit. the head of the republican national committee saying quote: president obama's series of gun control measures amount to sexive power grab that may please
's causing some real problems for victims of super storm sandy. believe it or not, some of those folks still have no heat, no power in their homes. including this man in new jersey who has yet to receive any aid and is now living in a trailer next to his house. authorities in several american states are already blaming the weather for multiple deaths. schools are closed all over the place. commuter trains and subways jammed. and let's not forget about the frozen pipes and the water mains. take a look at this. chicago firefighters before dawn had to battle a warehouse fire. one of the biggest they have had in years. but the water froze right on to the side of the building. the conditions so bad, look at this. a third of the department had to help put it out. they even had to bring in empty city buss so firefighters with frozen gloves like this guy had a place to try to get out of cold. incredible. steve brown our chicago-based correspondent with more on the deep freeze. the number of deaths appears to be rising tonight. >> yeah. we're across the street from that warehouse fire that you mentio
a lot of controversy by posting the information in the aftermath of the massacre at sandy hook elementary. among other things, critics said it would make gun owners a target. in a letter, the publisher says that the decision was not a concession but that, quote. with the passage of time the data will become outdated and i inaccurate. end quote. publisher also points out and points to a push from state lawmakers to limit access to gun permit information. in a recent fox news poll, more people said that publishing gun permit information poses a greater risk to homes without guns than those with them. as washington gets ready for monday's presidential inauguration, we are learning what the president has to say to the country. we'll get a live report on that. plus, a man drags a woman to the edge of a a subway platform, then throws her on the tracks. are in a moment, her condition and why police say they did not warn the public about this guy. searing for a bank designed for investors like you? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 schwab bank was built with all e value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-
. in any case, this is the fourth school shooting since last month's massacre at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. three of those four on college campuses. casey stegall live now at the lone star college campus and, casey, officials held a news conference a little while ago, yes? >> yeah, shepard. officials with the harris county sheriff's office who tell us that this all went down in between the library and an academic building right back here behind me. investigators and eyewitnesses say reports of up to 8 gunshots were heard. but authorities saying it's way too early to speculate what this argument was about that led to the gunfire. ironically, lone star college here had just rehearsed how to handle an active shooter. just within the last seven days on this campus, we have had three training exercises for faculty and staff on what to do in an event like this. >> sign of the times. police say another person transported to the hospital this afternoon after reportedly suffering a heart attack during all of, this shepard. >> shepard: what a day for those students in the library, cas
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